How Kogi Community Stands Still For Chief Abubakar Bashir Gegu, Describes Gov Bello As A Man of Dignity who Holds Royal Fathers in High Esteem
It is no longer news that the people of Kogi Local Government Area of Kogi State defied all other activities to attend the recent royal occasion which climaxed celebration of Gegu Beki upgrade of stool and presentation of First Class Staff of office to His Royal Majesty, Alhaji Muhammed Abba Alhassan, the 15th Nyiwo of Gegu by Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello, Executive Governor of Kogi State.
The event which attracted dignitaries across the nation gathered to celebrate the recent upgrade of the Stool of the Nyiwo of Gegu-Beki, His Royal Majesty, Alhaji Muhammed Abba Alhassan to first-class status by Governor Yahaya Bello.
At the event, the Kogi State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources, Engr. Abubakar Muhammed Bashir, who is popularly called Bashir Gegu, got his traditional title of Masani Daudu earlier conferred on him to Sardauna Gegu-Beki.
In an interview with Newsmen, Engr. Abubakar Bashir appreciated Governor Yahaya Bello for upgrading the Nyiwo Stool to a first Class Status.
He described Governor Bello as a man of dignity who holds traditional rulers with high esteem, pointing out that traditional Institutions across the State have been receiving ultimate attention since his assumption othe f Office of Governor Bello.
He appreciated the Nyiwo of Gegu-Beki, His Royal Majesty Alhaji Muhammed Abba Alhassan, for finding him worthy of the upgrade.
While describing the Nyiwo of Gegu-Beki as a blessing to the Kingdom, he prayed Allah to continue to strengthen him at all times.
Engr. Bashir Gegu noted that the honor done him was a more call to service, promising to continue to contribute to the development of the Area.
The Sardauna of Gegu-Beki appreciated the people for turning out in their numbers to grace the event, calling on them to sustain their support to Governor Yahaya Bello and as well, remain peaceful in the conduct.
Other traditional rulers from within and outside the Area, were present at the event.